Slovenia

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

Syrian Deportation Rocks Slovenia

“Slovenia has canceled the planned deportation of a Syrian asylum-seeker following a public outcry. Prime Minister Miro Cerar said Tuesday the government will consider granting a residence permit to Ahmad Shamieh in one of its upcoming sessions. Shamieh applied for asylum in Slovenia 20 months ago after he […]

Slovene Gov’t – Economic Conditions Improve

Slovene Gov’t – Economic Conditions Improve

“Economic conditions in Slovenia have been improving this year and are expected to improve further in the future, the government’s forecasting institute UMAR said on Tuesday. ‘Higher foreign demand and improved competitiveness stimulate further growth of exports and manufacturing, particularly in export-oriented sectors which reflects in growth of […]

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of ParliamentPhoto: vlada.mk

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of Parliament

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, met with the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, as a part of the official visit of the governmental delegation of the Republic of Macedonia to the country. Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev congratulated President Pahor victory on the recent election […]

Putin Congratulates PahorDW

Putin Congratulates Pahor

“I would like to confirm our readiness to continue our constructive dialogue and joint work on the development of friendly Russian-Slovenian relations and mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in various areas. I am sure that this meets the core interests of our peoples and helps with security and stability on the European continent.” (Kremlin)

Anti-Elite Presidential Candidate Likely to Run for Slovene Parliament After LossPhoto: Igor Mali

Anti-Elite Presidential Candidate Likely to Run for Slovene Parliament After Loss

“Anti-establishment Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec, who narrowly lost to President Borut Pahor in an election runoff on Sunday, is likely to run for parliament in general elections due next June, political analysts said. ‘I expect Sarec to announce his candidacy very soon. He might win, supported by […]

Croatia, Slovenia, Sign EU Joint Defense Pact

“Croatia and twenty-three other EU member states have signed up for a program of joint military investment and project development. The program, known as Permanent Structured Cooperation or PESCO, aims to help the EU meet security challenges. The EU hopes to enhance the bloc’s capacity as an international […]

Day 1: Zaev, Delegation in SloveniaPhoto: vlada.mk

Day 1: Zaev, Delegation in Slovenia

“After the playing of national anthems and the parade of honor guard, Prime Minister of the Republic of Slovenia Miro Cerar and  Prime Minister (Zoran) Zaev conducted a tete-a-tete meeting. Ministers in the government (of Macedonia) and ministers from the host Slovenian government held bilateral meetings, followed by a plenary […]

What to Expect from Slovenia’s Instagram PresidentReuters/Srdjan Zivulovic

What to Expect from Slovenia’s Instagram President

“Borut Pahor became the first Slovenian president in two decades to win re-election, defeating an ex-comedian-turned-small-town-mayor in a tight runoff in the European Union and euro-region nation. ‘We know what to expect from Pahor as he’ll do pretty much as he did in the past, such as not meddling too […]

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev  in Official Visit to Slovenia, Moscow’s Reaction to MAK in NATOexploringmacedonia.com

Macedonia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Zaev in Official Visit to Slovenia, Moscow’s Reaction to MAK in NATO

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, will head the government delegation in an official visit to Slovenia (on Monday and Tuesday). The delegation will consist of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Oliver Spasovski, Minsiter of Economy Kreshnik Bektesi, Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Agriculture Ljupco Nikolovski, Minister […]